AZERBAIJANAMERICAALLIANCE.ORG REPORTS – The Azerbaijan America Alliance, a non-partisan, non-profit organization providing information broadly about the culture, society, industry and history of the Azeri people, hosted its 2nd annual gala dinner in Washington, D.C. for nearly 500 invited guests from the Obama Administration, Capitol Hill, the Diplomatic Corps and the think tank and academic communities.
The event highlighted the innovative architectural development of Azerbaijan and the growing relationship between the United States and Azerbaijan, while celebrating the ancient and rich culture of this key ally in the South Caucasus region.
Themed Celebrating Today, Building Tomorrow, the gala was hosted by the Founder of the Azerbaijan America Alliance , Anar Mammadov, and held under the honorary patronage of H.E. Ambassador Elin Suleymanov in support of the Alliance’s commitment to promoting a lasting partnership between Azerbaijan and America.
The evening included Azerbaijani music and dance as well as a dinner featuring a traditional Azerbaijani menu. Entertainment included live musical performances by Eurovision Song Contest 2012 finalist Sabina Babeyeva, The Pearl of Azerbaijan Dance Ensemble, traditional Azerbaijani singer Alim Gasimov and many others.